Bianca Andreescu forced to withdraw from Wimbledon with shoulder injury
Rising star Bianca Andreescu has suffered a blow after being forced to withdraw from Wimbledon with an injury.
The 19-year-old has had a stellar year, marking her breakthrough on the WTA Tour by winning the coveted Indian Wells title in March.
She was the first wild-card winner and second-youngest ever champion there, and it saw her jump up the rankings so much she was seeded for the French Open.
Andreescu never got to enjoy that seeding though as injury struck, and it’s now cost her a second Grand Slam appearance in a month.
Unfortunately due to ongoing shoulder rehab and recovery, Bianca Andreescu has withdrawn from #Wimbledon.
— Tennis Canada (@TennisCanada) June 24, 2019
The Canadian also reached the final of the ASB Classic in Auckland in January, where she beat Caroline Wozniacki, Venus Williams and Hsieh Su-wei.
More from Tennis365:
Q&A with tennis legend Chris Evert as she picks her French Open winners
Eurosport tennis expert and seven-time Roland-Garros champion Chris Evert has previewed the upcoming Roland Garros
John McEnroe on the challenges of playing on the red clay as he picks a French Open winner
John McEnroe believes Rafael Nadal will face fresh challenges in at the French Open this summer
Roland Garros sees fan numbers slashed to just 1,000 per day due to coronavirus spike
French Open succumbs to Covid-19 resurgence.
London’s O2 Arena absorbs loss of ATP Finals by hosting 2022 edition of Laver Cup
Top level tennis returning to O2.
Dominic Thiem gets nightmare Roland Garros draw with FOUR Grand Slam winners possibly awaiting him
Austrian may have to do it the hard way.
COMMENT: The sporting fates have dreamed up perfect story for Andy Murray and Stan Wawrinka
What do the sporting gods have in store?
Andy Murray to play old foe Stan Wawrinka in first round of French Open
Draw throws up remarkable twist of fate.
Liam Broady thanks Andy Murray after qualifying for French Open for first time
Broady grateful to legend.
EXCLUSIVE: In conversation with the coach leading the LTA’s flourishing wheelchair tennis programme
We talk to LTA Technical Performance Coach Rob Cross
Novak Djokovic refuses French Open favourite tag: ‘If it’s Roland Garros, you bet on Rafael Nadal’
It’s still Rafa’s house, says Djokovic.